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Long exposure taken looking north to Sydney from Bundeena Cliffs Royal National Park under a full moon. It was almost dead calm at sea level but the clouds above were rocketing past. The little white streaks in the sky are small startrails.

Canon 30D
Tv: 59 secs
Av: f/4.5
ISO: 200
FL: 13mm

Comments

  • JoanIreland1970
    JoanIreland1970almost 7 years ago

    gorgeous. I feel like I am time-warping..lol

  • …it’s just a step to the left Joan – thanks for your lovely comment

    – Geoff Coleman - Landscapes

  • Rhana Griffin
    Rhana Griffinalmost 7 years ago

    God this is fabulous Geoff!!! I feel like I am being sucked right into the scene…

    (insert little giggle here) seal level? Thanks for the smile =))

  • Hold on tight Rhana and watch out for those seals lol (goddamn typos)

    – Geoff Coleman - Landscapes

  • Tony Middleton
    Tony Middletonalmost 7 years ago

    the distant city lights look a treat in the image – almost looks like a firefront. nice work Geoff :)

  • Thanks Tony – I liked the way it contrasted with the moonlit sea

    – Geoff Coleman - Landscapes

  • Robert Mullner
    Robert Mullneralmost 7 years ago

    Brilliant atmosphere you’ve captured here Geoff…love the glow peeking over the horizon…Brilliant image.

  • Thanks Robert – glad you like it

    – Geoff Coleman - Landscapes

  • mayuphoto
    mayuphotoalmost 7 years ago

    Geoff this is so beautiful!!!! This is a beautiful beautiful photograph!!

  • What a lovely comment Mayu – thank you.

    – Geoff Coleman - Landscapes

  • Laurence Grayson
    Laurence Graysonalmost 7 years ago

    Nice job – how long did it take to work out the 59s exposure? :)

  • Thanks Laurence – not long at all. The most time consuming part of this image was removing the moon itself which was over-exposed and detracted from the rest of the image.

    – Geoff Coleman - Landscapes

  • Douzy
    Douzyalmost 7 years ago

    The motion effect is quite extraordinary Geoff!! Looks all the more surreal as the water underneath looks so still!! I got tips on how to produce massive prints even with a 10MP camera, you surely will need them as all your photos deserve life-like scale!

  • Thanks Douzy love to hear your tips but life-like scale for this image would be pretty big lol.

    – Geoff Coleman - Landscapes

  • elisab
    elisabalmost 7 years ago

    Beautiful time exposure shot.

  • H Maria Perry
    H Maria Perryalmost 7 years ago

    This exposure certainly gives the feeling of movement of the clouds. Well done

  • roybarry
    roybarryalmost 7 years ago

    Perfection!

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